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Knowledge encyclopedia  Cover Image Book Book

Knowledge encyclopedia / US editor, Jill Hamilton.

Hamilton, Jill, (editor.). Smithsonian Institution, (sponsoring body.).

Summary:

Presents a children's encyclopedia, focusing on space, Earth, nature, the human body, science, and history.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780744081466
  • ISBN: 0744081467
  • Physical Description: 360 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 31 cm
  • Edition: Revised and updated third edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"The world as you've never seen it before"--Front cover.
"First edition: editors, Lizzie Munsey, Sam Priddy, Alison Sturgeon"--Title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note:
SPACE. The Universe -- Space exploration -- EARTH. Tectonic earth -- Rocks & minerals -- Weather -- Hurricanes -- The water cycle -- Caves -- Glaciers -- The ocean floor -- NATURE. How life began -- Dinosaurs and fossils -- Planet life -- Green energy -- Insects -- Butterflies -- Fish -- Great white shark -- Amphibians -- Frog life cycle -- Reptiles -- Crocodile -- Birds -- How birds fly -- Mammals -- Elephants -- Habitats -- American desert -- Amazon rainforest -- African savanna -- Coral reef -- Animal architects -- Predators and prey -- HUMAN BODY. Skeleton -- Muscle power -- Skin -- Fueling the body -- Intestines; Blood; Heart; Fighting germs; Cleaning the blood; Air supply -- Nervous system; Brainpower; How vision works; Inside the ear; Taste and smell; Control chemicals; Life cycle. -- SCIENCE. Matter:Atoms, molecules, solids, liquids, gas; The elements; Chemical reactions; Material world -- Forces: Laws of motion -- Engines -- Machines -- Flotation -- Magnetism -- Gravity -- Flight -- Energy: Electomagnetic spectrum -- Signals from space -- Light -- Telescopes -- Sound -- Heat -- Electricity -- Power network -- Radioactivity -- Electronics: -- Digital world -- Robotics -- HISTORY. The ancient world (Egypt, Greece, Rome) -- The Medieval world: Vikings; Fortresses; Wars of faith; World religions; Ottoman Empire; Silk Road; Samurai warriors -- The age of exploration: To the Americas; Ancient Americas; The Renaissance -- Shakespeare's theater -- Imperial China -- Rulers of India -- The Modern World: Enslaved Africans -- The Enlightenment -- The American Revolution -- The French Revolution -- The Industrial Revolution -- The age of steam -- The Civil War -- World War I -- Trench warfare -- WORLD War II -- Modern warfare -- The Cold War -- 1960s -- The 21st century.
Subject: Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Space > Juvenile literature.
Nature > Juvenile literature.
Science > Juvenile literature.
Civilization > Juvenile literature.
Biology > Juvenile literature.
Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Espace > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Nature > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Sciences > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Civilisation > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Biologie > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Biology.
Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Civilization.
Nature.
Science.
Space.
Genre: encyclopedias.
Encyclopedias.
Juvenile works.
Encyclopedias.
Encyclop├ędies.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library J 031 KNO (Text) 000173779 Children's Library -- Nonfiction Available -


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